How to open a Dialog-Box

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How to open a Dialog-Box

Open an element's dialog-box

To build a model, we do these steps:

STEP 1: Do a command to add an element - see Menus and Toolbars

STEP 2: Open the element's dialog-box

STEP 3: Edit the element's Parameters - see How to edit a Parameter in a Dialog-Box


How to open a dialog-box to edit an element

There are different methods to open an element's dialog-box. It is helpful to know different methods for different cases.

In all methods, you must be able to select the element. We can select the element in three places:

Graphic-Area

Assembly-Tree

Selection-Window

In each place, there are four methods.

btn_delkeyword1: Use the Selection-Window
btn_delkeyword2: Double-Click the element
btn_delkeyword3: Right-Click the element
btn_delkeyword4: Edit toolbar > Edit Element tool

Special Cases:

btn_delkeywordTo edit a dimension in the Part-Editor
btn_delkeywordTo edit a Gear-Pair or 2D-Cam
btn_delkeywordTo edit a Profile, or Auto-Profile
btn_delkeywordReasons you cannot edit an element